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Stone thrown by child kills man, triggers debate on juvenile laws
Controversy has reignited over the laws governing juvenile offenses following a recent incident where a stone thrown by an elementary school student killed an elderly man and the child did not receive any punishment because of his age.
Essay tests for university admissions
Applicants leave Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul after taking essay tests for admissions into the university, Nov. 19. Yonhap
Popularity of 'carrot knife' worries Korean parents
The popularity of the 'carrot knife,' a plastic toy knife shaped like a carrot, is on the rise among young Korean schoolchildren, worrying parents and educators.
[PHOTOS] National college entrance exam day
A student bows to her parents in an expression of gratitude as she arrives to take the 2024 college entrance exam at Ewha Girls' Foreign Language High School in Seoul, Nov. 11. Korea Times photo by Shim Hyun-chul
Spider-Man in Jamsil Station?
A man dressed in a Spider-Man outfit was seen in Jamsil Station on Seoul Metro lines 2 and 8, Saturday, attempting to calm down an aggressive homeless man.
[PHOTOS] Yoon on state visit to Saudi Arabia
President Yoon Suk Yeol, left, is greeted by Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammad bin Salman as he arrives at Al Yamamah Palace in Saudi Arabia during his state visit, Sunday, Oct. 22. Joint Press CorpsPresident Yoon Suk Yeol, left, and Saudi Arabia's Prince Mohammad bin Salman walk toward the summit venue at Al Yamamah Palace in Saudi Arabia during his state visit, Sunday, Oct. 22...
King Seonjo's 1593 letter: first official document to use Hangeul only
In 1593, Joseon's King Seonjo wrote a letter from Euiju, North Pyeongan Province, where he had taken refuge during Japan's invasion of the Korean Peninsula.
Actress' donation rekindles controversy over former President Syngman Rhee
Actress Lee Young-ae's recent donation to commemorate Korea's first President Syngman Rhee (1875-1965) has sparked controversy over the former president.
Will blue crabs from Italy arrive on Korean dining tables?
Crab enthusiasts in Korea are abuzz about the possibility of enjoying blue crabs imported from Italy, following news that the country is grappling with an unusual 'invasion' of the sea creatures that people there do not eat, and are thus being discarded.
Asan Medical Center orthopedic surgeon elected as member of executive committee of SICOT
Prof. Jeon In-ho of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Asan Medical Center was elected as a member of executive committee and vice president of the International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology (SICOT), representing Asia Pacific Region. The term of office is for two years starting from September this year.
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